Archive: 07/18/2008

Researchers use salmonella to administer vaccines

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University have made a major step forward in their work to develop a biologically engineered organism that can effectively deliver an ...

Jul 18, 2008
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An ID for Alzheimer's?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Every aging baby boomer listens for the footsteps of Alzheimer's, and for good reason: It's estimated that 10 million American boomers will develop the disease. The need to develop preventative strategies, ...

Jul 18, 2008
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Deep Impact Films Earth as an Alien World

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft has created a video of the moon transiting (passing in front of) Earth as seen from the spacecraft's point of view 31 million miles away. Scientists are using ...

Jul 18, 2008
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Giving learning a personal touch

A learning system that adapts to the abilities and needs of students opens the way to a more personalised approach in delivering education electronically.

Jul 18, 2008
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Study identifies cells for spinal-cord repair

(PhysOrg.com) -- A researcher at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory has pinpointed stem cells within the spinal cord that, if persuaded to differentiate into more healing cells and fewer scarring cells following ...

Jul 18, 2008
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